Fainting Couch Feminists

A podcast about Canadian literature, feminism, and everything in between. New episodes published on the 15th of every month. Hosted by Mica Lemiski.

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Watch the teaser trailer:

Episode Eight: Mozhdah Jamalzadah: Risking Her Life for Feminism (April 2018)

Episode Seven: She's Just So "Her": Live with Katie-Ellen Humphries! (March 2018)

Episode Six: It's Time to Un-White with Alicia Elliott (February 2018)

Episode Five: Now What?: After #MeToo with Morgan Brayton (January 2018)

Episode Four (Part Two): Family Secrets featuring Gurjinder Basran (December 2017)

Episode Four (Part One): Family Secrets featuring Carys Cragg (December 2017)

Episode Three: Evany Rosen is a Funny Lady (November 2017)

Episode Two: Love featuring Mandy Len Catron and Carrie Jenkins (October 2017)

Episode One: Why We Write featuring Selina Boan and Mallory Tater (September 2017)

Episode Notes and Transcript

About the Host

Mica Lemiski is an MFA student at UBC and contributor to Room ("Tiny Parts," Issue 39.2). Her thesis project is a combination of comedic personal essays and original music, which is being developed into a podcast series. She is the host of "Fainting Couch Feminists." She is originally from Vernon, B.C. but is currently based in Vancouver.

Follow Mica on Twitter @MicaLemiski


Hosting, editing, and all music by Mica Lemiski 
Produced by Room magazine and Mica Lemiski

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  • Room 41.1, Family Secrets
    Edited by Rachel Thompson

    In this issue:

    Jennifer Amos, Fenn Archdekin-Leung, Jenn Ashton, Jamelie Bachaalani, Colleen Baran, Jenny Bartoy, Alexandra Chang, Kristina Corre, Maggie de Vries, Shirley Harshenin, Jia Hwang, Sharon Jinkerson-Brass, Elizabeth Johnston, Tamara Jong, Manal Kamran, Carrianne Leung, Lily Leung, Mary MacDonald, Alissa McArthur, Cosi Nayovitz, Margaret Nowaczyk, Deanna Partridge-David, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Rebekah Rempel